Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology. National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine

 Department of General and Molecular Pathophysiology

Zoya Serebrovska

MSc, PhD


Business Address:                              01601 KyivBogomoletz street 4,

Telephone:                                          +380442562074

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Education and main scientific and teaching activity.


14th of March 1969     Born in Kiev, Ukraine.

1990 Master degree, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, biology faculty, department of human and animal physiology.

1990-1992 Bohomoletz National Medical University, Immunology department, junior researcher

1992-1995 Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences, department of Underwater Physiology, junior researcher

1995-1996 Old Dominion University, VA, USA, project “Evaluation of human sperm morphology and function after Chernobyl disaster in Ukraine”, researcher (chief professor R.J.Swanson)

1997-2002, 2012-2013 Bohomoletz National Medical University, physiology department , assistant professor

2000 PhD degree in Physiology,  Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences, Department of Hypoxic States Investigations, (chief. Professor I.Mankovska)

2004-2008 Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Institute of Bioethics, Rome, Italy, post graduation student

2008 PhD degree in Bioethics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Institute of Bioethics, Rome, Italy (chief professor M. L. Di Pietro)

2009 Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences, Department of Hypoxic States Investigations

Actual position: Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences, Department of General and Molecular Pathophysiology, researcher (chief – professor V. Dosenko).


Field of research: reactive oxygen species, hypoxia, human reproduction, nanoscience.

Languages: English, Italian, Polish, Ukrainian, Russian (native).


Main publications.

1.     Serebrovskaya   Z.A.,    Afonina   G.  Effect of intermittent hypoxic training on human respiration, free radical processes and immune system //  In: G.Ueda  et al. (eds)   High  Altitude  Medicine,  Matsumoto,  Shinshu  University Press, 1992, p.77-82.

2.     Man'kovs'ka IM, Serebrovs'ka ZO. [The role of oxygen radicals in the physiology and pathology of human sperm] Fiziol Zh. 1998;44(5-6):118-25. Review.

3.     Bernardi L., Passino C., Serebrovskaya Z., Serebrovskaya T., Appenzeller O. Respiratory and cardiovascular adaptations to progressive hypoxia. Effect of interval hypoxic training. Eur Heart J 2001, 22:879-886.

4.     Serebrovskaya TV, Swanson RJ, Karaban IN, Serebrovskaya ZA, Kolesnikova EE. Intermittent hypoxia alters hypoxic ventilatory responses. Fiziol Zh. 1999;45(5):9-18.

5.     Serebrovska Z.A., T.V. Serebrovskaya, R.L.Pyle , M.L. Di Pietro. Transmission of male infertility and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (mini-review).  Fiziol. J. 2006, 52(3): 110-118.

6.     Serebrovska Z.A., T.V. Serebrovskaya, M.L. Di PietroR.L.Pyle. Fertility restoration by the cryopreservation of oocytes and ovarian tissue from the position of biomedical ethics: a review. Fiziol. Zn. 2006, 52(6): 101-108.

7.     Spagnolo A.G., Serebrovska Z. Riprogrammazione del nucleo di cellule somatiche per la produzione di cellule staminali pluripotenti. Medicina e Morale, 5, 2005.- 1114-1116.

8.     Zoya Serebrovska ,  Maria Luisa Di Pietro e Adriano Bompiani  Fecondazione artificiale e crioconservazione degli embrioni Medicina e Morale, 1, 2006.- 13-39.

9.     Maria Luisa Di Pietro, Zoya Serebrovska, Dino Moltisanti Human papilloma virus vaccines:ethical issues Medicina y Etica, 2. – 2008. - 163-176

10.  R. James Swanson and Zoya Serebrovska. Intermittent Hypoxia Remedies
Male Subfertility. In: Lei Xi & Tatiana V. Serebrovskaya (Eds). 
Intermittent Hypoxia and Human Diseases /  Springer, UK, 2012, Chapter
18, p. 221-227.

11.    T.V. Serebrovska, Z.O. Serebrovska, E. Egorov Fitness and therapeutic potential of intermittent hypoxia training: a matter of dose.  ISSN 0201-8489 Фізіол. журн., 2016, Т. 62, № 3

12.  Z. Serebrovska, E. Egorov ROS-Sensing und ATP-Produktion unter intermittierendem hypoxischnormoxischem und hypoxischhyperoxischem Training. OM & Ernahrung 2016 | Nr. 156  F 8-16.

13.  Serebrovska Z, Swanson RJ, Portnichenko V, Shysh A, Pavlovich S, Tumanovska L, Dorovskych A, Lysenko V, Tertykh V, Bolbukh Y, Dosenko V. Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effect of cerium dioxide nanoparticles immobilized on the surface of silica nanoparticles in rat experimental pneumonia.Biomed Pharmacother. 2017 May 19;92:69-77

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